Incident Summary:

07/07/2017: Two explosives devices detonated near Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) soldiers in Arsal, Beqaa, Lebanon. There were no reported casualties in the blasts. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

GTD ID:
201707070024

When:
2017-07-07

Country:
Lebanon

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Beqaa

City:
Arsal

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Lebanon
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Weapon Details
Two explosive devices were used in the attack.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Lebanese Government Authorizes Troops to Act against Radicals at Border," Latin American Herald Tribune, July 19, 2017.